The Granite Gap Trail is an easy 0.9 mile trail at an elevation of 5,800 feet. This trail is steep and accesses Mud Lake, Rock Lake and the Pacific Crest Trail, where Granite Gap terminates. There are campsites at Mud Lake, and a few at Rock Lake. There is fishing and swimming available on this trail.
Directions from Quincy: Travel wet on Bucks Lake Road for 9.2 miles, then through Meadow Valley. Turn right on graveled road (24N29X.) Note Silver Lake sign and proceed 6.4 miles to campground and lake.
(NOTE: The recommended season is Summer and Fall.)